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Earth Day

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Earth Day

Earth Day is Every Day!
Hiking in the woods
Smell of dirt
Rotting, evolving
New life sprouting
Overhead
A canopy
Umbrella of leaves
Erasing the hot Sun
Footsteps (my own)
Rustling, twigs cracking
High pitched noise?
A cicada, an ugly thing
Born during heat
And dying soon after
When you hear one, you're in for a hot day
The Woods are always Changing
What will tomorrow bring?

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  1. Date: 5/6/2013 9:02:00 AM
    Right on, Rick. Yeah, Earth Day is every day. And the designated "Earth Day" should also be every day, instead of only once a year. But then again, if this was the case, 'progress' just wouldn't be the same in all of its raping glory. The hippy in me was very disappointed that there wasn't a single Earth Day heads-up blog this year. I suppose PS poets these days, have more important and urgent matters to discuss.

  1. Date: 5/6/2013 8:08:00 AM
    I agree! Great message Rick.

  1. Date: 5/6/2013 5:30:00 AM
    Answering your question: Hopefully another day! Beautiful account of an Earth day! What about galloping horses?Ha-ha! Thank you! Great poem!